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All reviews wye valley ruined abbey craft shops anchor inn the river beautiful village lovely autumn henry viii second hand bookshop pub restaurant famous abbey lovely spot great little place special place public toilets well worth a visit gift shop
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

Set in the beautiful not to mention tranquil setting of the Wye Valley, Tintern should be on your list of places to visit when coming to South Wales. With it's famous Abbey (such a shame King Henry V111 eighth plundered it) of grand design and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christopher N
Reviewed January 28, 2019

Historical and good if you want fresh air a exercise, as in plenty of walks. Beautiful in the early morning when the mist is rising over the river.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank The_Weary_Walkers
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Not only is this a highly historic site of a large abbey, but also it is very beautiful. The cloud was low over the hills, and you could almost hear the monks at prayer. The signs are useful and the site is extensive. Bring walking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DunxEnright
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

A very nice village with a unique look and feel. The abbey is impressive, there are plenty of places to eat, drink and sleep and plenty of walks and hikes. The shops mostly sell tat, and there is no grocery shop or post office.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EyalOpher
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Very nice visit with kids, peaceful and tranquil until we turned up ! The abbey is really quite stunning to . Great walk up to the devils pulpit recommended if your above average fitness .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank L7040OMandrewd
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

We are lucky to live near the picturesque Wye Valley and in summer enjoy a walk alongside the river Wye coming out near the beautiful and historic abbey.The area is stunning at this time of year.There are lots of scenic walks to enjoy.The Abbey itself...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bridget M
Reviewed January 10, 2019

We didn't know what to expect except ruins, but Tintern Abbey was a very well presented ruins! A friendly gift shop/entry, the Anchor Inn next door for a nice lunch in the sun on the terrace, and a brief walk through the village and a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dave A
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Strongly recommend the Anchor Inn pub/restaurant next to Tintern Abbey, at the end of the Tintern Abbey road (2 Saint Mary Street, Tintern, Chepstow NP16 6TE). It has great gardens, dog and family friendly, sit outside or in the various rooms overlooking the river or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sian v
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Not just about the Abbey (but that's definitly worth it...), Tintern is a great little place for lunch, beers etc. Family orientated and plenty good food options

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DuncanO633
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Tintern Abbey is a fantastic place to visit ,with great places to eat within walking distance .Chilling out by the river is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the River Wye .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Christopher N | Reviewed this property |
Many coach tours visit Tintern and in general they all stop outside the Abbey. The Anchor pub can accommodate large parties, however, there are a number of pubs throughout Tintern (just one main street through the place... More
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